Marion Harris Faculty Photo

Marion Butler Harris

Adjunct Clinical Professor MSN, RN

Programs and Courses Taught

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Nursing 170L - Community Health

About Me

I am a practicing community health nurse, ministry leader, and health education professional with over 3 decades of experience.  In addition to my tenure with Samuel Merritt University, Oakland, Ca. as an Adjunct Clinical Professor for Community Health, I have served as an adjunct professor, education consultant, and master trainer for the University of California, San Francisco,  Ohlone College, Fremont, CA., Canada College, Redwood City, CA., and the Westberg Institute, Memphis, Tn. 
I have participated in community-based research projects conducted by University of San Francisco Helen Diller Comprehensive Cancer Center and the University of California, Berkeley & Kaiser Permanente, Division of Research, Oakland aimed at addressing the cancer burden in low-income women at risk for breast cancer. 



Teaching Interests

Nursing Community Health, Faith Community Nursing, Health Inequities and Disparities 

Scholarly Interests

The practice of Faith Community Nursing 

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

Health Ministries Association

Community Service

The American Red Cross, the American Heart Association, Alameda County Health Ministries Network, University of San Francisco Comprehensive Cancer Center Community Engagement, Sister’s 3 Cancer Resource Network, and the Nor-Cal Jurisdiction of the Church of God in Christ. 

Honors & Awards

2010 UCSF Community Partnership Award,  UCSF Health Ministry Leader, name changed to Bastiste and Marion Thomas-Butler Health Ministry Leader Award